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Science fiction offers readers a way to rethink social dilemmas.
German expressionism--imported to Hollywood by Jewish exiles--brought a lasting tradition of shadows, duality, and mirroring to mainstream American cinema.
Goosebumps. The Baby-Sitters Club. Even Nancy Drew. In the 1990s, concerned educators wondered if series books were luring kids away from "literature."
The game of cooties lets children learn about the idea of contagion, but kid culture and wordplay aren't meant for adults.